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DOC Camping at Mavora Lakes
DOC Camping at Mavora Lakes

The DOC Mavora Lakes campsite has 60 non-powered tent sites with facilities such as long-drop toilets, BBQs, tap water, picnic tables and a boat launching ramp. Campfires in the designated fire spots are permitted except during fire bans.

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The Coffee Bomb
The Coffee Bomb

The Coffee Bomb in Garston is New Zealand’s most inland food truck, serving the finest coffee, freshly roasted in Southland, and an array of fresh sandwiches, slices and cakes. A great little spot to stop on your Southland travels.

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The Garston Lodge Accommodation
The Garston Lodge Accommodation

The Garston Lodge (the old Garston Hotel) offers accommodation right next to the Cycle Trail.  You can also enjoy the peaceful surrounds and the world famous Mataura river, known for fantastic fly fishing. Guests here will feel cozy, comfortable and homely.  The huge lounge is set up to watch Netflix, read books, play board games […]

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Real NZ – TSS Earnslaw
Real NZ – TSS Earnslaw

Your bike trail ‘Around the Mountains’ won’t be complete without a steamship journey on the TSS Earnslaw. An iconic Queenstown experience, this vintage vessel plays an integral role in the town’s history and will drop you right at Walter Peak High Country Farm. To make your experience go the extra mile, you have the option […]

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Five Rivers Retreat
Five Rivers Retreat

Five Rivers Retreat is based 7km north of Lumsden and offers accommodation on a working farm in the heart of Northern Southland. It’s an ideal base for trout fishing with the Acton Stream and Oreti River nearby, and we are conveniently located across the road of the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail access. Our home […]

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The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park
The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park

Welcome to The Lodge Athol and Holiday Park Athol, Northern Southland – just an hour from Queenstown, Te Anau, Invercargill and Gore. So you can enjoy your stay in our peaceful surroundings whilst never being far away from your next adventure. Be it relaxing in our lodge, complete with all the amenities you could wish […]

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Kingston TOP 10 Holiday Park
Kingston TOP 10 Holiday Park

Kingston TOP 10 Holiday Park offers comfortable and spacious self-contained motel units, ensuite log cabins, standard cabins and RV/tent sites. Fresh linen and towels are provided for you in all motel units and cabins. Unlimited Wi-Fi for every guest, hot showers and a great location. Secure bike storage is also available during your stay. To […]

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Wheels and Reels accommodation & shuttle service
Wheels and Reels accommodation & shuttle service

Wheels and Reels accommodation is situated in Mossburn on the busy gateway route into Fiordland and the busy Milford Sound. Centred on the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail we offer great accommodation and a comprehensive shuttle service for cyclists across the entire trail. Wheels and Reels shuttle service can be tailored to suit your needs […]

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Four Square Lumsden
Four Square Lumsden

Our country Four Square Lumsden offers a wide variety of food, beer & wine, fresh produce, and fresh meat. Also including in-store from our registered kitchen, daily made fresh sandwiches, hot pies and cooked chicken with a variety of food-to-go meals. We also cater for lunches on the go – just phone through your order. […]

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Royal Mail Hotel
Royal Mail Hotel

Our historic hotel is in the heart of beautiful northern Southland providing quaint and affordable accommodation.  We pride ourselves on ensuring our guest’s stay is comfortable and provide personal touches including locally roasted Roar coffee, handmade soaps and shampoos as well as fresh, organic eggs from our “backyard ladies”.  The hotel has been extensively and […]

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So, what are you waiting for? It’s time!

Map

A detailed look at the trail and all of the stops along the way.

Planning

Find everything you need for your adventure along the trail.

Supplies

There are several stops along the way for supplies.

Accommodation

From camping to motel to luxury stays, find all you need here.

Camping

Prepare to pitch your tent amidst picturesque campsites.

Eat and drink

The fuel to keep you pedalling, we’ve got it covered.

Bike hire

The most important piece of equipment, hire available here.

Things to do

There is plenty to explore off the proverbial beaten track.

Tour operators

We partner with the best of the best and have everything covered.

Transport providers

Assistance with getting yourself from one point to another.